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Midlands 4-H Poultry Projects

Midlands Region 4-H
Poultry Projects

The 2017 Midlands Region Poultry Projects are in full swing. This page is dedicated to supplying links and information you will need to successfully complete the project. Be sure to check in often as new information is shared.

A calendar of events can be found in the newsletters as well as by scrolling down on this webpage.

Newsletters 

April/May 2017 Newsletter

June 2017 Newsletter

July/August 2017 Newsletter

Showmanship Resources

South Carolina 4-H Poultry Showmanship General Information

Potential Round Robin Questions

Register for Shows

York Livestock Show (Registration is Closed for this event)

Fort Lawn Poultry Showmanship (Register by September 7)
     Register On-Line here
     Print out registration to mail in

Antique Farm Show and Pullet Showmanship (Register by September 14)
     Registration document accessed here

Lexington Pullet /Hen Show (Register by October 5 at 10:00am)
     Register On-Line here
     Print out registration to mail in

Union County Fair Pullet Showmanship (Register by October 13)
     Registration document accessed here

South Carolina State Fair Poultry Showmanship (Register by September 25)
     Registration Document accessed here
 
    Directions for the day of the Fair

Record Books

Pullet Project - Cloverbud (ages 5-8)

Pullet Project - Junior-Senior (age 9-19)

Laying Flock - Cloverbud (ages 5-8)

Laying Flock - Junior-Senior (ages 9-19)

Find Your County Agent

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Calendar Of Events

August 8            Deadline to postmark your registration for the York Livestock Show for free. Access the Registration Form here: York Poultry Showmanship Registration. There will be a $10 fee after August 8. You may also scan the completed form and email it to Faith Isreal at fisreal@clemson.edu .

August 10          Showmanship Clinic at the York County Extension Office starting at 6pm.  RSVP by clicking HERE or calling Faith Israel at (803) 684-9919

August 22          Showmanship Clinic at the Fort Lawn Community Center starting at 6pm. RSVP by emailing either chucks@clemson.edu or rcrrnc@clemson.edu or calling Steve Hucks at (803) 804-8602. We must have a minimum of three confirmed by August 18 to keep the clinic on schedule.

August 24          Showmanship Clinic in Florence, SC (as of press time, the start time has not been decided, but it will be late afternoon or early evening) Note that this is a Pee Dee Region clinic but thought some of our Midlands Region participant from the Columbia area, may be interested. It is open to anyone. Contact Steve Hucks for further details at chucks@clemson.edu or at (803) 804-8602.

August 31          Showmanship Clinic at Gilbert Community Center at 6:30pm. (Lexington County) For more information or to RSVP email  aewinte@clemson.edu .

 

September 1       York Livestock Show—Poultry Showmanship starts at 5:00pm

September 9       Fort Lawn Poultry Showmanship starts at 9:00am. Register on-line for free at this link: Fort Lawn Pullet/Hen Show Registration PageYou may also register by contacting Steve Hucks at chucks@clemson.edu or (803) 804-8602.

September 16      Union County Farm Show and 4-H Poultry Showmanship. Registration now open. See links above

 

October 7           Lexington County Pullet/Hen Show – starting at 10:00am at the South Congaree Arena (395 Oak Street, West Columbia, SC 29172) Register online here https://lexingtonpoultryshow.eventbrite.com                    

October 18         Union County Fair Pullet Showmanship starting at 4:00pm at the Union County, SC Fairgrounds. Registration now open. See links above.

October 21         State Championship Pullet Showmanship at the State Fair in Columbia. Registration now open. See Links above.

October 25         Record Books for both Pullet Project and Laying Flock Project Due

 

November 4        Final Sale and Judging of Pens in Chester, SC. Check in birds between 8:00am and 8:30am (Participants from Lexington, Edgefield and Aiken Counties may check in until 9:00am due to the drive). Judging will begin at 8:30am. Sale will follow at approximately 10:00am. We will send more information on the final show and sale as the day nears.

November 4        Interview for Senior Level Participants 8:30am – 10:00am.  Announcement of Senior Scholarship Winner will take place at the beginning of the Sale. More information will come as the date gets closer.